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Inspiring Gratitude: Day 10

Inspiring Gratitude: Day 10. —21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart Gratitude is a practice, and when we feel discouraged we turn towards inspiration, asking in prayer for the Spirit to encourage us, so we can be aware of the sacredness of gratitude. Here are a few quotes to keep close to our hearts: To be grateful is […]

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Making Room for More Gratitude: Day 9

Making Room for More Gratitude: Day 9. –21 days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart As we engage with practicing gratitude in our daily lives, we begin to notice what creates states of ingratitude in us. It’s important to notice the thoughts and feelings that block us from deepening gratitude in our hearts, and learn to let them […]

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The Grace of Gratitude: Day 8

Gratitude as a Grace: Day 8. —21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart I have been pondering the title of Angeles Arrien’s book, Living in Surrender, which is the inspiration for these 21 Days of Gratitude. It strikes me that the title uses the word in gratitude, and not with gratitude. When we live in […]

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The Gratitude Habit: Day 7

The Gratitude Habit: Day 7. –21 days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart The writer Alexis de Tocqueville once describe gratitude as “a habit of the heart.” Can gratitude become a habit? We have so many daily habits, we can’t even name all of them, but we know when we are practicing good ones because they make us […]

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Choose to be Grateful: Day 6

Choose to be Grateful: Day 6. 21 days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart In her introduction to Living in Gratitude, Angeles Arrien reminds us that “Gratitude is a feeling that spontaneously emerges from within. However, it is not simply an emotional response: it is also a choice we make. We can choose to be grateful, […]

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Grateful Attitude: Day 5

Cultivating a Grateful Attitude: Day 5. —21 Days of Gratitude: Awakening the Heart List your blessings and you will walk through those gates of thanksgiving and into the fields of joy–Garrison Keillor Autumn is a time of harvest, a time to recognize and appreciate what has come to fruition in our lives during the year […]

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